Kiran Hebbar is a General Partner at Valhalla Partners. He has over ten years of technology, software development and marketing experience in companies spanning software, Internet, and technology-enabled services domains.
Prior to joining Valhalla Partners, Kiran was the Director of Product Management at RichFX, a venture-backed rich media applications company targeting e-commerce retailers. He orchestrated the conceptualization, development and market launch of RichFX's SaaS platform and marketed products to over 200 online retailers.
Before RichFX, Kiran was a Product Manager at Siebel Systems where he managed CRM products for high-tech, semiconductor and industrial manufacturing verticals. He began his career as a software engineer at Bentley Systems, where he developed 3D mechanical CAD software products and managed offshore development partners. Kiran also worked at Mellon Ventures in New York.
Kiran has an MBA from the Wharton School, where he was Chairman of the Wharton India Economic Forum. He earned a Bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and an M.S. from the University of Maryland, both in Mechanical Engineering. Kiran is a graduate of the Kauffman Fellows Program.
At Valhalla, Kiran serves as a Director on Boards of Adaptly, Fishbowl Marketing, Flat World Knowledge, ShopSocially, PlaceIQ, Upfront Digital Media (formerly Legolas Media), Yelli, and Zonoff. He works closely with Custora, Vistar Media, and Vubiquity (formerly Avail-TVN).
Kiran lives in Vienna, Virginia with his wife and two children.